Eren Yahşi

Eren Yahşi has won first prizes at the Second National Young Talent Piano Competition organized by Anadolu University (2002), the First Adnan Saygun Bodrum Piano Competition arranged by the Ninth National Gümüşlük Piano Festival (2012), has been named “Finalist Phenom Lourate” at the World Pianist Invitational Piano Competition (2013), and has won third prize at the Performance Without Limits Piano Competition arranged by Lodz Music Academy, Poland (2013).

Born in 1984, Yahşi started piano education in 1995 at Anadolu University State Conservatory. From 1999 until his graduation in 2005, he studied with Prof. Zöhrab Adıgüzelzade, Azerbaijani State artist. Eren Yahşi has participated in many master classes of Assoc. Prof. Mihail Lidsky and Prof. Naum Starkman, both at Tchaikovsky Conservatory in Moscow. In 2008, he was accepted at the University for Music and Performing Arts Vienna to study with Prof. İnci Hausler-Altınok, Prof. Mikhail Krist, Prof. Roland Keller, and Prof. Oleg Meisenberg.

Turkish National Television (TRT Okul) and TV8 have broadcasted Yahşi’s performances. He has performed with the Anadolu University Symphony Orchestra; Eskişehir Municipality Symphony Orchestra, and Azerbaijani Opera Orchestra. His recitals at Viennese and Bulgarian Embassies were highly acclaimed. Azerbaijani media praised his performances at Baku Music Academy and Baku State Conservatory.

Since 2005, Eren Yahşi has been a faculty member at Anadolu University State Conservatory.